hajj 2024 pakistan cost and scheme details revealed
Great news for those planning to embark on the sacred journey of Hajj in 2024! According to news, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has announced that designated branches of banks have started accepting applications for Hajj 2024 from Monday.
This year, 15 branches of selected banks across the country will be receiving applications until December 12, Giving aspiring Pilgrims ample time to apply. The government has taken a significant step to make Hajj more affordable by reducing the expenses by Rs100,000, aiming to facilitate 197,201 Pakistanis on their pilgrimage.
What makes this year even more Special is the introduction of a Short Hajj Package by the Caretaker Government a first in Pakistan’s History. This initiative is Expected to make the Sacred journey more accessible to a larger Number of People.
In a progressive move, women will also have the opportunity to undertake the sacred journey without the traditional requirement of a male companion. This Represents a Positive Shift in the approach to this Religious Obligation Promoting inclusivity and Equality.
Minister for Religious Affairs, Dr. Aneeq Ahmed, highlighted that half of Pakistan’s Hajj quota is reserved for private Hajj operators. The Ministry will Closely Oversee these Operators to ensure the well-being of Pilgrims taking Responsibility for any issues faced by those performing Hajj through Private arrangements.
Furthermore, Dr. Ahmed mentioned ongoing renovation work at the Haji Camp Karachi building, emphasizing the government’s commitment to enhancing pilgrimage facilities. This Demonstrates a dedication to Providing a Comfortable and secure environment for all Pilgrims.
As the application Process begins it’s a Crucial time for those Planning to Undertake the Hajj in 2024. The Government’s efforts to Reduce Costs introduce new Packages and ensure the well-being of Pilgrims through Oversight are steps in the right direction making the Sacred journey more accessible to the People of Pakistan.